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Working Papers in TESOL & Applied Linguistics (Teacher's College, Columbia University)

Online articles in second language acquisition, second language assessment, sociolinguistics, pragmatics, discourse analysis, second language instruction and second language teacher education

Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides access to scholary articles and conference papers, many of them available online as pdf files.


•If you open Google Scholar from with in the Library Tab of your my.newschool account, you'll also have access to journal articles that are part for for-pay databases (such as JStor).


Do not pay to get the full text of any article, if you can't find the full text, Ask a Librarian for help.


Google Search Tip

Use Google to find government or nonprofit websites, as well as websites from specific countries

Follow this pattern:

Keyword site:domain extension


language acquisition site:org
This search will exclusively return results from non-profit organizations websites
ESL grants site:gov

This search will exclusively return results from government websites

ESL curriculum site:edu
This search will exclusively return results from educational/academic websites


Domain extensions:
gov - government
org - nonprofit organizations
edu - educational institutions
com- commercial
net- community networks
mil - military
int - international organizations


To find websites from a specific country, use the Country Domain Names


American English site:in
Will exclusively return results with websites from India